A Beastly Day Thread (12/27)

Henry McCoy was one of the original five X-Men recruited by Professor X in the 1960s.

He is the X-men’s resident scientist and brain.

He is one of the Top Ten Smartest People in the Marvel Universe.

Hank McCoy would not get his fuzzy fur until Amazing Adventures #11.

The original color of his fur was gray, not blue!

Hank McCoy would play a big role in the beloved 1990 X-Men cartoon on Fox.

He would make his big screen debut in X-Men : The Last Stand played by Kelsey Grammer.

Nicholas Hoult would play a young Hank McCoy/Beast in the X-Men prequel movie series.

The Beast would serve along the Avengers for a time, most notably striking up a long lasting friendship with Simon Williams aka Wonder Man.

Did you know – One of Beast’s favorite catchphrases is “Oh My Stars and Garters!”

Did you also know – Beast was responsible for bringing the O5 X-Men to the future to try to bring Cyclops back to the fold and end the Schism between Scott and Logan.